she ended up dead. their nephew they raised gave us inside. >> brandon harper returned to the home where he was raised by his aunt and uncle since he was a toddler. >> they have been together for 27 years and a happy marriage. >> until recently harper says his own bouts with the law and financial problems between the couple caused friction in the house. it caused harper to move out. >> my aunt had her problems. my uncle had his problems. people accuse each other and there are more problems. she didn't deserve to be killed. >> san jose police say someone made a 9-1-1 call from the home around 5:30 in the morning and then hung up. about an hour later harper says police found his aunt 54-year-old patricia in the home dead. detectives aren't saying how she died, but they say the suspect is her husband, 50-year-old troy edwardth acenzo. his uncle is soft spoken, but he is a black belt in martial arts. once between the two of them at home and once with harper's father who has never cared for harper or his siblings. >> why did you beat up your dad? >> to teachers and him a lesson? >> why?